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Upcoming Events

Dr. Jerry has a couple of speaking engagements coming up, if you’re in the area, you might want to check it out.

Friday, 8/10
1-3 PM
8th Annual Southeastern Washington Autism Conference in Kennewick, Washington, held at Three Rivers Convention Center

Wednesday, 8/22
6-7 PM PST
Seizures Webinar

Let’s Talk about…School

Summer is quickly coming to a close and before we know it, our kids will be back in school, and for some moms, this cannot come soon enough!  Families often ask me about the best school, the best program, the best class size or location for their child.  It really boils down to a few simple items.

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A Weekend With Josh

I always thought I knew what having an autistic child was like.  My littler brother Joshua was diagnosed at 2 with autism, and he’s 15 now.  So I grew up at ground zero, or so I thought.  I know about the behaviors, the food allergies, and everything else in between.  I mean, after all, Josh was pretty severe 13 years ago, so I saw it all, the tantrums, the running away, the sneaking food he wasn’t supposed to have, the constant medicine adjustments, finding out the medicine wasn’t right for him, seeing how hard it was on my parents.  I thought I understood what it was like to have an autistic kid.
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Mom’s Corner – Raising an Older Autistic Child

We here at Mending Autism would like you to meet someone very special to us, Dr. Jerry’s wife, David’s Mom, Donna Kartzinel.  She’s been the parent of an autistic child, Joshua, who is now 15 years old, and has three other sons.  She’s going to be a periodic guest here at Mending Autism to provide a mom’s perspective.

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